Carrabba's Italian Grill Meatballs

1/2 pound ground pork
1/2 pound ground veal
1/2 pound ground beef
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
4 cloves garlic,
finely chopped and sautéed
1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
1/4 cup finely chopped parsley
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1 cup pure olive oil

1. Combine all the ingredients in a medium bowl, except olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.
2. Heat the oil in large sauté pan over medium-high heat.
3. Roll the mixture into 1 1/2 inch balls and fry until brown on all sides, but not cooked through completely.
4. Remove with a slotted spoon to a plate lined with paper towels.
5. Put meatballs in an oven safe pan and bake at 375 degrees F for 20-25 minutes. You can also continue to cook these in a tomato sauce if desired.
Serves 4

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